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Late Night Rollover Accident

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On July 11th, around 2:30am, a rollover accident occurred on Needmore Road by Cabana Drive. The driver, 25 year old, Vaughn Melendrez, of Clarksvile was traveling north on Needmore Road in a 2003 Chevy Malibu, and left the right side of the road just past Cabana Drive.

He hit several ditches and mailboxes, flipped numerous times, and finally came to rest on his roof in the middle of the road. 

Vehicle rollover accident on Needmore Road near Cabana Drive. (Photo by Sgt Coz Minetos)

Vehicle rollover accident on Needmore Road near Cabana Drive. (Photo by Sgt Coz Minetos)

He destroyed several mailboxes. Some residents heard the wreck and ran out and helped get him out of the car which was smoking.

Melendrez had cuts on his head and arms but was sitting in a driveway when we got there. He said he had been at a bar drinking. He was transported to Gateway Hospital and due to the amount of tests they wanted to perform on him to check his head and internal organs.

He was misdemeanor cited for DUI. 

Officer Lisa Reed is the lead investigator.

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